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Angel Pecan Pie

Courses: Dessert, Pies
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3   Egg whites
1 cup 198g / 7ozSugar
2 tablespoons 30mlSugar
2 teaspoons 10mlVanilla
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozCrisp round cracker crumbs
1 1/2 cups 219g / 7.7ozPecans - (chopped)
1 cup 237mlHeavy cream
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlAlmond flavoring

Recipe Instructions

Beat egg whites until foamy. Add 1 cup sugar a little at a time, beating after each addition. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating until mixture holds soft peaks.

Mix cracker crumbs and 1 cup pecans. Fold into meringue mixture a little at a time. Spoon mixture into an 8" pie plate to form a shell. Pull up mixture into peaks around edge of plate with back of spoon. Spread evenly.

Bake in a moderate oven, 350F, for 30 minutes. Cool thoroughly on a wire cake rack. Mix cream, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and almond flavoring. Whip until thick and shiny. Spoon into cold pie shell. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup chopped pecans round edge of cream. Using a sharp knife, cut like a pie.

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